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" Westward the course of empire takes its way, The four first acts already past, A fifth shall close the drama with the day : Time's noblest offspring is the last. "
Poems - Page 294
by Samuel Rogers - 1834 - 295 pages
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"Amerika ist immer woanders": die Rezeption des American Dream in Italien

Gamal Morsi - American Dream - 2001 - 300 pages
...and young, When heavenly Flame did animate her Clay, By future Poets shall be sung. / Westward the Course of Empire takes its Way; The four first Acts...with the Day; Time's noblest Offspring is the last. 454 "Brief von Benjamin Franklin an Charles Wilson Peale, 4. July 1771", zitiert nach: P. Freese (ed.),...
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Reagan, In His Own Hand: The Writings of Ronald Reagan that Reveal His ...

Ronald Reagan - Biography & Autobiography - 2001 - 549 pages
...lured no doubt by the simplicity & romantic adventure of frontier life and exploration. "Westward the course of empire takes its way; The four first acts...past, A fifth shall close the drama with the day; Times noblest offspring is the last. From Henry Brooke's "Universal Beauty," we have such titles as...
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Humanities and Civic Life

Gabriel R. Ricci, Paul Edward Gottfried - Religion - 97 pages
...her clay, By future poets shall be sung. Westward the course of empire takes its sway; The first four acts already past, A fifth shall close the drama with the day; Time's noblest offspring is the last* During the Revolution, "A Poem on the Rising Glory of America," written by two Princeton seniors, Hugh...
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Railways and Culture in Britain: The Epitome of Modernity

Ian Carter - History - 2001 - 338 pages
...Arts and Learning in America ( 1 683): Westward the course of empire takes its way; The first four acts already past, A fifth shall close the drama with the day; Time's noblest offspring is the last. Stevenson makes his Spenglerian point through colour, comparing mornings at home and abroad. There...
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The Creation of the Modern World: The Untold Story of the British Enlightenment

Roy Porter, Former Professor of the Social History of Medicine Wellcome Trust Centre for the History of Medicine Roy Porter - History - 2000 - 727 pages
...Locke, 32 while George Berkeley declared, Westward the course of empire takes its way; The first four acts already past, A fifth shall close the drama with the day; Time's noblest offspring is the last. 33 America came to be identified with the future - the French-born author J. Hector St John de Crevecoeur...
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The Creation of the Modern World: The Untold Story of the British Enlightenment

Roy Porter - History - 2000 - 727 pages
...Locke,32 while George Berkeley declared, Westward the course of empire takes its way; The first four acts already past, A fifth shall close the drama with the day; Time's noblest offspring is the last.33 America came to be identified with the future - the French-born author J. Hector St John de...
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The Land That Could Be: Environmentalism and Democracy in the Twenty-First ...

William A. Shutkin - Science - 2001 - 340 pages
...of Planting Arts and Learning in America: Westward the course of empire takes its way the first four acts already past A fifth shall close the drama with the day Time's noblest offspring is the last.2 The sheer size of the Rocky Mountain states has afforded the unique opportunity to live close...
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The Study of Philosophy

S. Morris Engel - Philosophy - 2001 - 413 pages
...almost messianic vision of this new land. The poem concluded with the following stanza: Westward the Course of Empire takes its Way, The four first Acts already past. A fifth shall dose the Drama with the Day, The world 's great Effort is the last. Because of a navigation error,...
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Cahokia: Mirror of the Cosmos

Sally A. Kitt Chappell - History - 2002 - 218 pages
...George Berkeley (1685-1753), who wrote: Westward the course of empire takes its way; The first four acts already past, A fifth shall close the drama with the day; Time's noblest offspring is the last. White people saw settling the West as an inevitable movement of progress and themselves as "Time's...
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After the Revolution: Profiles of Early American Culture

Joseph J. Ellis - Biography & Autobiography - 2002 - 256 pages
...her clay, By future poets shall be sung. Westward the course of empire takes its sway; The first four acts already past, A fifth shall close the drama with the day; Time's noblest offspring is the last. 9 Berkeley's imagery rested on several key assumptions worthy of notice because they were shared by...
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